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A powerful train drivers’ strike shut the Southern rail network on Tuesday as the Aslef union members began a two-day walkout. They planned another 24-hour strike this Friday.
The Tories’ NHS plans are going to make the current ‘bed crisis’ worse
Over 300 police officers and staff in England and Wales are accused of using their position to sexually exploit people, including crime victims.
Some care home residents face hefty bills as the quality of care gets worse, says Raymie Kiernan
The murder of 24 Copts shows the bankruptcy of terrorism but also the poisonous nature of the Egyptian regime
Activists slammed the Tories’ “Prevent” strategy at an Islamic Human Rights Commission’s (IHRC) event last Saturday.
A convoy of over 100 students and trade unionists travelled to Calais last Saturday to deliver solidarity and over £10,000 to the Care4Calais charity.
Cuts to council budgets in Scotland could total £700 million by the end of this parliament according to a new report.
RMT union general secretary Mick Cash has slammed London Underground management for allowing London’s tube stations to descend into chaos as a result of job cuts.
Teaching assistants (TAs) in Derby have called six days of strikes in their battle against a 25 percent pay cut.
The referee on duty during the Hillsborough football disaster has said his statement was changed to “give support” to “police actions”.
Fujitsu workers in Manchester began three days of strikes last Saturday. They are fighting attacks on conditions and against the threat of 1,800 redundancies in Britain.
Post Office workers were set to strike for five days from Monday of next week.
The Unison union has agreed to ballot social work staff at Kirklees Council.
Some 30 people from the Medway Justice for Homeless People held a protest at the Dickens Festival in Rochester last Saturday.
Also: Equality watchdog strikers fight against redundancies
Ritzy cinema workers in Brixton, south London, were set to strike on Friday from 4pm as the new Star Wars film is released.
Postal workers in Accrington, Lancashire, walked out for the second time today, Saturday, in a fight against bullying bosses.
Post Office workers stepped up their fight against closures, privatisation, job losses and pension attacks with the start of a five day strike today, Monday.
"Don't they know it's Christmas?" seems to be the level of the media's debate over the group of strikes set to take place during the holiday period.
For the past eight weeks mass protests have rocked South Korea demanding the resignation of the president Park Geun-hye. The protests continue and many people will not accept half measures.
Unions have won important gains. But questions remain that a newly merged Ucatt/Unite union should investigate
Some 200 people protested in solidarity with a Muslim who was attacked in Chingford, north east London, last night, Wednesday.
Around 700,000 people took to the streets of South Korea last Saturday, Christmas Eve. It was the third mass protest after the parliamentary vote to impeach president Park Geun-hye.
A general strike in Greece brought the country to a standstill today, Thursday. The strike came in advance of the Greek parliament meeting this Saturday to vote on the conditions of the next bailout.
We are already feeling the effect of Donald Trump’s election in the US. The war on women’s rights has started.
The South Korean parliament voted to impeach president Park Geun-hye last Friday after weeks of protests and strikes. But workers are not stopping there, writes Workers’ Solidarity
Syrian Dictator Bashar al-Assad’s forces have seized the whole of the city of Aleppo. This was no liberation.
A series of general strikes in Northern Cyprus are turning into a revolt against the government following a fatal road accident last month.
Saudi Arabia’s military has finally admitted that it has used British-made cluster bombs in its assault on Yemen. The truth has been dragged out of the regime after an attempted cover-up lasting over six months.
There’s no reason for Labour to be squeezed between a racist Brexit and a neoliberal defence of the European Union
Mark Carney warned last week that politicians had to tackle the growing “isolation and detachment” that working class people feel towards capitalism. The Bank of England governor is just the latest figure in the ruling class to feel the ground shifting beneath his feet.
Will we see a national strike by large numbers of workers ever again?
Workers in Solihull near Birmingham are facing down the super-rich and super-hated BHS boss Philip Green. They work on the minimum wage filling orders for his Arcadia Group. For years they accepted poor pay and conditions. But not any more...
Labour politicians claim the party has to be ‘tougher’ on immigration—or risk losing workers to Ukip. Nick Clark argues that aping the racist party will only fuel its success
To Walk Invisible is a thoughtful TV drama but the turmoil and struggle of the time Charlotte, Emily and Anne wrote about doesn’t get a look in, says Sadie Robinson
The 1917 Russian Revolution was a flaring beacon of hope for working and oppressed people across the globe.
One thing will be certain in 2017—the Tories will continue to tear one another apart over Brexit.
The government is to ban the fascist group National Action this week. It will be the first fascist group to be proscribed as a terrorist organisation.
Ken died after a short struggle with pancreatic cancer. His death—so quick and sudden—leaves many of us who knew him shocked by his loss.
The Stand Up To Racism (SUTR)campaign has really caught the mood of people wanting to fight racism here on the West Sussex coast.
Ten years on from the scandalous collapse of Christmas hamper firm Farepak, its victims are still out of pocket